If you’re a newcomer to special effects this comprehensive guide will tell you what each VFX discipline means, and which software to use for it. Part Three covers the ‘bread and butter’ tools.
The simplest explanation of the difference between layer-based and node-based compositing applications, and when to use what.
Topics Covered: Interaxial Distance Hyper Stereo vs Macro Stereo Keystone Effect and Keystoning Stereoscopic Window In order for stereoscopic cinematography to be a creative medium it’s got to be intuitive. If it’s not in the gut, it’s not going to succeed as an art form. If you have to rely solely on tables and calculations, […]
Topics Covered: Convergence and Fusion The Singleness of Vision Taking aim for too long can ruin your eyes – Ivorian Proverb When we focus on infinity our eyes look straight on in a parallel fashion, as indicated by the red arrows. As we have already seen, optical tests on the Snellen chart are positioned at […]
Topics Covered: Electroencephalography (EEG) and Beta waves Phi and Beta phenomenon The Frame Rate of the Human Eye Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second – Jean-Luc Godard Warning: Don’t look if you are prone to seizers! 4fps12fps24fps48fps Imagine standing in the middle of a raging river, with water flowing towards […]